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We’ve Not Totally Left Delta, Shell Declares, Inaugurates Multi-million Modern Town Hall In Ogunu

We’ve Not Totally Left Delta, Shell Declares, Inaugurates Multi-million Modern Town Hall In Ogunu

BUSINESS, NEWS
Against insinuation that Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has totally left Delta State, the oil firm on Wednesday says it is still around and implementing its Joint Venture projects for its host communities. SPDC's General Manager, External Relations, Mr. Igo Weli stated this during the commissioning of a multi-million naira 400-sitting capacity town hall for Ogunu community, near Warri. BigPen Online reports that this is coming just as SPDC on Wednesday endowed a Professorial Chair in Light Weight Automobile Engine Department at the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, both in Delta State. According to Weli, there is no better way to correct the erroroneous assumption than the inaguration of the project which was conceived in 2011 when SPDC took the d...
I Created FUPRE, I’m Responsible For Establishment Of Varsity, Gbagi, Omo-Agege, Oboro At Each Others Jugular

I Created FUPRE, I’m Responsible For Establishment Of Varsity, Gbagi, Omo-Agege, Oboro At Each Others Jugular

NEWS
  The last has not been heard of who did what over the 'creation' or 'establishment' of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources in Delta State. Former Minister of Education, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi has joined the fray over who should take the 'lion share credit' for the 'creation' and the 'establishment' of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE) in Ugbomro, Uvwie Council Area of Delta state, BigPen Online can report. While Gbagi is laying claim to the fact that the university only came to be after his "memo" on its creation to the Federal Executive Council (FEC), Obaisi Ovie Omo-Agege and Hon. Evelyn Oboro had stick to their guns insisting that they initiated the bill for the establishment of the institution. Gbagi's contention however is that it is...
Rep Member, Oboro Fires Another Salvo At Sen.Omo-Agege, Alleged He Took N20M From FUPRE To Stage Manage Public Hearing

Rep Member, Oboro Fires Another Salvo At Sen.Omo-Agege, Alleged He Took N20M From FUPRE To Stage Manage Public Hearing

NEWS
The member representing Okpe/Sapele/Uvwie/ Federal Constituency, Hon Evelyn Oboro has fired another salvo at Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, alleging that the latter collected the sum of N20million from the management of Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun to stage manage a public hearing on the varsity bill recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari. Oboro who reacted to reports credited to Omo-Agege who lampooned Oboro for claiming "copyright" ownership of the Bill , insisted that the Bill was her handiwork. She alleged that Omo-Agege arm-twisted management of the institution by collecting from them the sum of Twenty Million naira for the purpose of visiting the University, prior to the alleged stage manage public hearing he conducted at the red chambers to d...
Rep Member, Oboro Accuses Omo-Agege Of ‘Stealing’ Her Intellectual Property In Recently Sign Petroleum Varsity Bill

Rep Member, Oboro Accuses Omo-Agege Of ‘Stealing’ Her Intellectual Property In Recently Sign Petroleum Varsity Bill

NEWS, POLITICS
  A Nigerian Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege has been accused by the member representing Uvwie/Okpe/Sapele constituency in the Federal House of Representatives, Hon Evelyn Omavovwan Oboro, of stealing her intellectual property in the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE) bill, recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari. BigPen Online learnt that Oboro allegedly accused Omo-Agege of claiming credit over the bill which she said was her brain child and work at the House of Representatives where it was first passed. Oboro spoke at the weekend while receiving delegation of management, staff and students of Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE), who were on a thank you visit for her efforts in ensuring that the FUPRE bill was signed...
BREAKING! Buhari Shows Commitment To N’Delta Development, Signs Into Law FUPRE’s Bill

BREAKING! Buhari Shows Commitment To N’Delta Development, Signs Into Law FUPRE’s Bill

NEWS
  Good times are here for the Niger Delta people as President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday signed into law the Bill for an Act to Establish the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, FUPRE, Effurun Delta State. Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), Shehu Garba who announced this in a statement said that President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged continued support for the socio-economic development of the Niger Delta region. Garba said, giving the assurance at a brief ceremony in the State House to sign the bill establishing the University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State, into law, the President said “this administration is fully committed to supporting the Niger Delta in its endeavours to achieve socio-economic development.” He
Two Years After, Voters Are Yearning To Remove Okowa From Office, Says Senator Omo-Agege

Two Years After, Voters Are Yearning To Remove Okowa From Office, Says Senator Omo-Agege

NEWS, POLITICS
  Senator representing Delta Central Senatorial District of Delta State, Olorogun Ovie Omo-Agege on Saturday said that there is intense yearning by electorates in Delta State to flush out Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP from Government House, Asaba. Omo-Agege who spoke to newsmen in an interactive session in his country home, Orogun, Ughelli North Local Government Area, said that Governor Okowa was on his way out of Government House Asaba because according to him the governor has failed in his performance to get the electorates to vote him again come 2019. He said that it is very unfortunate that Governor Okowa has squandered the goodwill he enjoyed in 2015, stressing that come 2019 he will be voted out because his poor performance is so obvious a...
IYC Call On Buhari To Assent To Petroleum Varsity Establishment Act

IYC Call On Buhari To Assent To Petroleum Varsity Establishment Act

NEWS
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) worldwide has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently assent to the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State Establishment Act which was recently passed into law by the national assembly. The Eric Omare led national executive council of the IYC made the call when it paid a visit to the management of the university in Effurun, Delta State on Wednesday September 6, 2017 According to Omare, President Buhari needs to urgently sign the bill into law so as to give the university a legal backing, accelerate the growth of the university and most importantly funding opportunities for it to meet up with its academic obligations as a pioneer petroleum university. It would also enable the university to embark on research into oi...